In tragic news, child actor Rahul Koli, known for starring in Chhello Show or Last Film Show, died of leukemia, on October 2. He was 10. Rahul is one of the six child actors who are a part of the film, which is India's official entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the 95th Academy Awards. As per a report, Rahul’s father Ramu Koli said the late child actor was suffering from fever frequently before his death and vomited blood. He said that Rahul's last rites will be performed first after which the family will watch Chhello Show together. 

Speaking to Times of India, Ramu Koli said, "On Sunday, October 2, he had his breakfast, and then after repeated bouts of fever in the following hours, Rahul vomited blood thrice, and just like that my child was no more. Our family is devastated. But we will watch his 'last film show' together on the release day on October 14 after we perform his final purification rituals." Rahul Koli was his eldest child. Chhello Show director Nalin Kumar Pandya (Pan Nalin) informed that the film's team was present at the hospital Rahul was admitted to during his last days and also said that "he could not be saved." Rahul played the role of Manu in Chhello Show and is the close friend of Samay, the lead character in the film. 

Chhello Show or Last Film Show is inspired by Pan Nalin's love for cinema as a child in rural Gujarat and is set at the edge of the digital revolution. The film's story is set in a rural village in Saurashtra and revolves around a nine-year-old boy, who develops a deep love for cinema after he bribes his way inside a small movie theatre where he spends his summer watching films with the operator from the projection booth. Starring debutant child actor Bhavin Rabari as Samay, Chhello Show premiered at the 2021 edition of the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. According to reports, the film will be screened in 95 theatres across India, with tickets priced at ₹95, a day before its official release on October 14.